Hainan Airlines is moving forward with its plan to launch Hefei-based Anhui Airlines, though the specific timetable has yet to be fixed. The capital of Anhui Province, Hefei is located approximately 200 mi. west of Shanghai. The carrier is expected to be based at the new Hefei Xinqiao Airport, upon which construction will begin this year. It is scheduled to be operational in 2010. Industry insiders report that Hainan Airlines will take "three steps" in conjunction with the Hefei municipal ...

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